Center for Operations Research and Econometrics


CORE, the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, is a research center of the Université catholique de Louvain, located in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium). Founded by Prof. Jacques Drèze in 1966, it now houses about 35 professors, and 50 researchers.

Together with IRES, ISBA, LFIN, and SMCS, CORE is part of the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Quantitative Modelling and Analysis (IMMAQ) where researchers develop and use a coherent set of tools and methods for quantitative modelling and analysis in their various fields of expertise.

Upcoming Events

Brown Bag Seminar

Seminar: Guzmán Ourens

Uneven Growth in the Extensive Margin: A New Explanation for the Divergence of Agricultural Economies Guzmán Ourens, IRES Expanding the set of goods produced is typically a part of economic...
UCLouvain Economics Seminar

Seminar: Arnaud Costinot

The More We Die, The More We Sell? A Simple Test of the Home-Market Effect Arnaud Costinot, MIT The home-market effect, first hypothesized by Linder (1961) and later formalized by Krugman (1980),...
Brown Bag Seminar

Seminar: Risa Pavia

TBA Risa Pavia, CORE...